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If your child is under 5, and having difficulties talking, communicating, drinking or swallowing, the Speech and Language Therapy service may be able to help.
Small and consistent changes that you can make at home and nursery will help your child.
The Speech and Language Therapy service run monthly groups called Talking Walk-in which are run from Children's Centres all over the borough.
If you want to attend a group you can just turn up at one of the sessions.
A speech and language therapist will see you and your child play in a group setting; and be able to advise you on what any next steps should be regarding additional support.
Sessions run from venues including:
- John Scott Health Centre
- Stamford Hill Community Centre
- Linden Children's Centre
- Daubeney Children's Centre
- Sebright Children's Centre
- Ann Tayler Children's Centre
- John Cass Children's Centre
- Lubavitch Children's centre (these session must be booked - 0208 809 9050)
Dates for Talking Walk-in session are kept up to date on the Speech and Language Therapy Service's own website.
Find out more: Get Hackney Talking - walk-in in session dates
Alternatively a flyer is available in the download section of this page.
Talking Walk-in sessions are for children under 5 who have not yet started school.
If your child is at school full time, the school will have a link Speech and Language Therapist. The schools SENCo (special educational needs coordinator) will be able to make a referral.
Find out more about the service: Children's Integrated Speech and Language Therapy Service for Hackney and the City
Page last updated: 02/08/17
Record Last Updated on: 12/10/2018